23.95 +8.73 (+36.47%) Buy

AOI continues to mint money for it's investors

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ALLIANCE ONE INTERNATIONAL, INC. outperformed the broader market today. It increased by +36.47% to close at 23.95. It's recent 5 day performance has been +2.33%, -4.46%, -2.71%, +6.34% and -1.98%.

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AOI is currently in a bullish trend. The current bullish signal has generated a profit of +36.47% for AOI's investors in the last three months.


AOI has been outperforming the SP500 index in recent time. It showed significant underperformance (compared to the SP500 index) from 2 May, 2016 to 19 Oct, 2017. Over the last 2 years 8 months and 7 days, AOI outperformed the SP500 index on 48% days. Which indicates that on days AOI outperforms the SP500 index, it's performance is marginally better than on the days it underperforms the SP500 index.

During the last three months AOI was mostly profitable and delivered on average +18.23% per day. It's best return during this period (of +36.47%) was on Tuesday, 11 Sep, 2018. While it's worst loss in the same period (of 0.0%) was on Monday, 10 Sep, 2018. The longest stort-term trend during this period was 2 profitable days, which started on 10 Sep, 2018 and went on till 11 Sep, 2018. This bullish trend returned +36.47% to investors.

The last 12 months saw AOI's investors making profits in 5 months and incurring losses in 7 months. AOI was less consistent in delivering monthly returs than SP500 index. AOI significantly outperformed SP500 index in Feb 2018, when it returned +51.71% compared to +4.75% returned by SP500 index during it's best month in the last one year - Jan 2018. AOI had a longer winning streak of profitable months than SP500 index. It went up in 6 straight months (from Jul 2018 to Dec 2018) during which period it delivered +44.16%.

"There are two kinds of investors, be they large or small: those who don't know where the market is headed, and those who don't know that they don't know. Then again, there is a third type of investor -the investment professional, who indeed knows that he or she doesn't know, but whose livelihood depends upon appearing to know.

AOI is currently seeing overall fall in volatility. In comparison, the SP500 index is seeing decrease in volatility. During the last three months, there was a significant surge in AOI's volatility from 10 Sep, 2018 to 11 Sep, 2018. While there was a significant surge in the SP500 index's volatility from 10 Sep, 2018 to 11 Sep, 2018.

Advanced/professional short-term investors should note that AOI has negative skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that investors may need to stay invested through long periods of drawdown before expecting a recovery.

SP500 index has more chance of extreme outcomes than AOI. Therefore, SP500 must receive a lower allocation than AOI in your portfolio. SP500 index usually has shorter drawdown period than AOI.

On a general note (since you are interested in AOI), SQ is a mid cap that deserves to be closely tracked for investment opportunities.

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